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    • America Calling

    • 1941
    • Text poster with Civilian Defense insignia.Text encourages readers to consult their nearest Defense Council and join Civilian Defense. Printed at bottom: "Division of Information, Office for Emergency Management U.S. Government Printing Office:...
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    • Do with less--so they'll have enough!

    • 1943
    • Depicts a smiling soldier holding up a tin mug. Text: "Rationing gives you your fair share." Printed at bottom: "OWI Poster No. 37. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquires, Office of War Information,...
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    • United We are Strong--United We Will Win

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    • Depicts gun barrels aimed upward and firing, each bearing the flag of an Allied nation. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 64. Additional opies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information,...
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    • I'll carry mine, too!

    • 1943
    • Depicts a smiling woman walking and carrying her groceries while in the background armed soldiers march. Text states that trucks and tires must last till victory. printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 28. Additional copies may be obtained upon request...
    • Sarra.
    • Care is Costly--Buy and Hold War Bonds

    • 1945
    • Depicts a wounded soldier sitting on the ground, his right hand and calf wrapped in bandages and his helmet next to him. Printed at bottom "* U.S. Government Printing Office: 1945-O-651671 Official U.S. Treasury Poster WFD-24-D"
    • Treidler, Adolph, b. 1886.
    • A careless word...A needless loss

    • 1943
    • Depicts a dead sailor lying on a beach with water rushing over his body. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No 36. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C.; U.S....
    • Fischer, Anton Otto, 1882-1962.
    • Americans will always fight for liberty

    • 1943
    • Depicts a group of Revolutionary War-era soldiers in ragged uniforms standing at attention as twentieth-century soldiers march past. The dates 1778 and 1943 appear above the two groups of soldiers. Printed on bottom ""OWI Poster No. 26 Additional...
    • Perlin, Bernard, 1918-
    • If you tell where he's going...He may never get there!

    • 1943
    • Depicts a sailor carrying a large pack of gear on shoulder while smiling. Printed at bottom "*U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-556153 Distributed for the Issuing Agency by the Office of War Information."
    • Falter, John Philip, 1910-
    • I'm Counting on You!

    • 1943
    • Depicts Uncle Sam with his finger to his lip to indicate silence. Text asks the reader not to discuss troop movements, ship sailings, or war equipment. Printed on the bottom "OWI Poster No. 78. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from...
    • Helguera, Leon.
    • Our Carelessness--Their Secret Weapon

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    • Caricature drawing of Hitler and Hirohito overlooking a forest fire. Text: "Prevent forest fires." Reverse side has tips to "help on the home front," and includes tips to prevent fires.
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    • I Need Your Skill in a War Job

    • 1943
    • Depicts Uncle Sam in his classic "I want you" pose, looking ahead intently and pointing at the viewer with his index finger. Text "If you know one of these trades and are not now in real war work, you are badly needed...See your nearest U.S....
    • Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960.
    • Save Waste Fats for Explosives

    • 1943
    • Depicts a frying pan pouring liquid fat onto protruding missiles. Text encourages citizens to take leftover waste fats to their meat dealer. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 63. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of...
    • Koerner, Henry.
    • The New Mother Goose

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    • Pages of a storybook for children with wartime lessons such as "hush," "use substitutes," "invest in your future," "waste nothing," and "conserve." Each page contains an illustration and a short rhyme. Part of the "WPA Poster Unit."
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    • Ours to Fight for--Freedom From Fear

    • 1943
    • Part of Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms series. Depicts a mother and father tucking their two sleeping children into bed. The father is holding a newspaper with words "bombings" and "horror" visible in the headlines. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster...
    • Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978.
    • They Did Their Part

    • 1943
    • Depicts five smiling Sullivan brothers wearing dark pea coats and hats which say "U.S. Navy" standing around a door labeled "1-1117 Crews Quarters." Text: "The five Sullivan brothers 'missing in action' off the Solomons." Printed along bottom "OWI...
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    • Where our men are fighting, Our FOOD is fighting

    • 1943
    • Depicts a box of food falling from the sky attached to a red parachute; in the background two figures are parachuting downward. Text encourages the reader to buy wisely, cook carefully, store carefully, and use leftovers. Printed at bottom "OWI...
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    • Remember Dec. 7th!

    • 1942
    • Depicts a tattered American flag at half-mast with smoke and fire in the air behind. At the top is a quote from Gettysburg Address, "We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain."
    • Saalburg, Allen Russell, 1899-1987.
    • The United Nations Fight for Freedom

    • 1942
    • Depicts the head and raised arm of the Statue of Liberty, with flags from United Nation member countries. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 19. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War...
    • Broder, S.

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